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buildings are still without power or heat, and abc's steve osunsami went to find out why. >> reporter: we went climbing the long and dark stairs in redhook, brooklyn, at the new york city housing authority where thousands of family are living without heat and electricity. some of the 47,000 without power across the city. >> you just have to, well, pray and hope for the best. >> reporter: we found nia tarver and her family using steam from boiling water to keep warm. >> thank god my stove works. if we didn't have the stove, it -- i don't think i would stay here. >> reporter: the stove is what is keeping you warm? >> yeah. >> reporter: outside, long lines at the relief agencies for bread, blankets and suits. red cross agencies are here. families are entering their third week without power, and they want someone held accountable. >> we were left behind. that's all i can say. left behind. we, too, pay taxes. >> reporter: they worry there is no one rushing to restore the power here because they're poor. local power utilities say they have done their job, the power is here at the curb. the hous
ticket. but the pair is accused of scamming the real winner out of the jackpot. steve osunsami is here with the latest on that. >> here's why when you have a clerk check a lottery ticket to see if you won, you should sign it first and then ask for it back. two brothers scammed one of their customers out of a winning tick ticket. and then, tried to claim the prize. andy ashcar claims he bought that winning ticket himself, in 2006, at a syracuse convenience store where he worked. and then, waited six, long, years to split the money with his brother. >> i would hope that at some point in the last six years, he had been convinced that she did marry him for love. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the first clue. love or not, no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: but they put out a detailed press release anyway, hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers cheats and crooks, saying they swindled the ticket from a poor, old customer, authorities are calling john doe. a hard-working 49-year-old fa
the conversation now, former treasury official and "morning joe" economic analyst, steve rattner, good morning. >> good morning. >> we'll get to your charts. also mike allen from the "politico" newsroom, the chief white house correspondent there. good morning. >> i hate being objectified like you guys. >> see, you're in the deutsche camp. let's talk about what mitt romney said in that conference call this week. he was talking to his biggest donors, defending his campaign by saying president obama won because he focused on giving, quote, gifts to latinos, african-americans and younger voters. >> what the president -- president's campaign did was focus on certain members of his base coalition, give them extraordinary financial gifts from the government and then work very aggressively to turn them out to vote. >> mr. romney went on to say the president wooed hispanic voters with free health care and, quote, amnesty for children of illegal immigrants. as for voters in htheir 20s, romney said, quote, with regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest was a big gi
. the price of used cars is now going through the roof. here's abc's steve osunsami. >> reporter: for the thousands of families who now need to rebuild their homes after the storm, hurricane sandy's second act feels especially cruel. >> we all lost our cars at the same time we are all trying to get a car. it is a madhouse. >> reporter: many of these families lost their transportation. more than 250,000 personal vehicles were washed away by storm waters. today used car dealerships are busy with storm victims, adding insult to injury, prices are shooting up because of the storm. >> we are expecting to see higher prices of $700 to $1,000 per vehicle. >> reporter: for every six people who walk into the staten island used car dealership to buy a car, five lost their cars to the storm. mid -- michelle and thomas licari just bought a used minivan that came with 70,000 miles. >> we were hoping to get something for under $10,000. i wind up spending $13,000. >> reporter: it was a happy moment, but costly too. >> i need a car. i have off to go to work tomorrow. so -- i am planning to suffer
what i intend to do. >> steve weiss is the man who wrote that letter to the president. he's joining us now live from nashville, tennessee. steve, let me read a line from the letter you wrote in an e-mail to the president. i am hoping this e-mail does reach you, but i'm realistic that is most likely will not happen. how shocked were you when the president of the united states gave you that shoutout yesterday? >> well, i wasn't totally surprised when he did it because i'd gotten a call from the white house staff the day before asking if they had my permission to use the letter in the speech itself. and they went through the details of what that would be and what he would say and how he was presenting it. so i got the shock out of my system the day before when i got that call. >> it must have been a real shock. did the president accurately describe what you wrote? >> yes, he did. that is the letter. if you've seen the letter, those are my exact words that he quoted. some of the other stuff's paraphrased but clearly represents the message i meant to deliver. >> what compelled you to write
>> steve: absolutely. brian, you have 8 seconds left in the program. >> brian: okay. join me on the radio. >> gretchen: or log on for our after the show show. new turn in the scandal that cost the cia director david petraeus's job. the pentagon now investigating general john allen. you know who he is? the top commander in afghanistan, for allegedly exchanging thousands of possibly inappropriate e-mails with, this woman, jill kelly, tampa, florida. she is a close friend of the petraeus family who sparked initial investigation into the cia director. that is what we've been told so far. follow the bouncing ball. it is a tuesday. martha: try if you can, right? good morning i'm martha maccallum. you will need a flow chart to follow this story as it develops because the cast of characters in this growing saga. the pentagon we're told is sorting through 20 to 30,000 pages of e-mails between this woman and general allen. she got, the fbi involved in the whole thing because she said that she was receive ofing harassing e-mails from this women, petraeus's biographer and ex-mistress, pa
miles, out of a $5 million prize and then waiting years upon years to collect it. abc's steve osunsami has this story. >> reporter: andy ashcar still claims he bought the winning scratchoff ticket himself in 2006 at his family's syracuse univen ye convenience story and waited six years to split it with his brother because he thought the cash would negatively affect the engagement to his girlfriend. >> i would hope at some point in the last six years. >> reporter: lottery officials say that was the fir s clue, love or not. no one waits that long to claim $5 million. >> $5 million. >> waited until now. >> reporter: they put out a detailed press release hoping it would lead them to the winner. prosecutors are calling the brothers chelats and crooks saying they swindled the ticket from a father of two on top of the world. in october 2006 he was cashing in the winning ticket at the corner store confused by the number of zeros. >> what he saw was a 5 and a bunch of zeros. he made the mistake of trusting the person that sold him the ticket. police say the man he bind the counter told him he w
in iraq and afghanistan and today is going to be given the keys to a homemade specially for him. steve centanni is live with that story. >> reporter: sergeant john peck received the keys a little while ago. we are standing inside the 2500 square foot house near fredericks pw*uurg. it was given to him by two foundations. there was a ceremony to hand over the keys. it's a nice new house and especially designed for sergeant peck so that he can he's lie access everything in this building, and the hero himself who lost four limbs in afghanistan who says he's not a hero is here with us right now. sergeant john peck. how do you like your new house. >> it's amazing, i love it. can't wait to play around with all the buttons and everything. >> reporter: very high-tech isn't it. >> oh, yeah. >> reporter: why do you say you're not a hero. >> because i really do not consider myself a hero. i was just the unfortunate one to step on an i ed. i really think the unsunk heroes, the guys who did not come back are the real true heros that deserve more. >> reporter: an ied in iraq and another one in afghan
, among the broadcaster's senior management. the head of news, helen bohdan and her deputy steve mitchell are both stepping aside. a man who used to be a marketing guru for pepsi is now temporarily taking over at the top. >> today i've announced that we are establishing one very simple line of command in news, that's the first task for me as a new acting director general coming in, so i can deliver the journalism that is trusted. >> tonight, this program apologizes, a key allegation in a report about child abuse was wrong. >> reporter: the scandal that caused such consternation here boiled down to this. a failure to broadcast allegations of child abuse about a bbc personality jimmy savile, followed by the rushing on air of an inaccurate report. the politicians are demanding answers about who actually made those decisions. >> we need to find out who was consulted, who had the authority to take that decision, and on what grounds they possibly thought this program should be broadcast. >> will she agree that the next victim of this crisis must not be the independence of the bbc? the only orga
. steve says when one knows there's a cliff ahead, you begin pumping the brakes will before you near the edge. i started pumping the brakes on personal spendings months ago once i realized congress is more interested in their agenda than in the welfare and financial health of my country. if you want to read more, go to the blog, cnn.com/caffertyfile or through our post on "the situation room" facebook page. >> will do. >>> more information about john allen's relationship with that woman in tampa who sparked the investigation. i'm a conservative investor. i invest in what i know. i turned 65 last week. i'm getting married. planning a life. there are risks, sure. but, there's no reward without it. i want to be prepared for the long haul. i see a world bursting with opportunities. india, china, brazil, ishares, small-caps, large-caps, ishares. industrials. low cost. every dollar counts. ishares. income. dividends. bonds. i like bonds. ishares. commodities. diversification. choices. my own ideas. ishares. i want to use the same stuff the big guys use. ishares. 9 out of 10 large, professi
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